Country Comparison > Unemployment rate > TOP 100

RankCountryUnemployment rate (%)
1Zimbabwe95
2Burkina Faso77
3Djibouti60
4Syria50
5Senegal48
6Haiti40.6
7Kenya40
8Congo, Republic of the36
9Marshall Islands36
10Afghanistan35
11Kosovo34.8
12Grenada33.5
13Kiribati30.6
14Libya30
15American Samoa29.8
16Lesotho28.1
17Namibia28.1
18Gabon28
19Swaziland28
20South Africa27.6
21Yemen27
22Gaza Strip26.7
23West Bank26.7
24Venezuela26.4
25Korea, North25.6
26Macedonia23.4
27Dominica23
28Nauru23
29Mozambique22.4
30Greece22.3
31French Polynesia21.8
32Bosnia and Herzegovina20.5
33Malawi20.4
34Botswana20
35Saint Lucia20
36Sudan19.6
37Armenia18.9
38Saint Vincent and the Grenadines18.8
39Ethiopia17.5
40Montenegro17.1
41Spain17.1
42Jordan16.5
43Micronesia, Federated States of16.2
44Iraq16
45Serbia16
46Oman15
47Zambia15
48New Caledonia14.7
49Albania14
50Saint Helena14
51Croatia13.9
52Nigeria13.4
53Cook Islands13.1
54Brazil13.1
55Curacao13
56Tunisia13
57Virgin Islands13
58Iran12.4
59Jamaica12.2
60Egypt12.2
61Sao Tome and Principe12.2
62Wallis and Futuna12.2
63Niue12
64Sint Maarten12
65Ghana11.9
66Algeria11.7
67Mauritania11.7
68Maldives11.6
69Georgia11.5
70Puerto Rico11.5
71Italy11.4
72Northern Mariana Islands11.2
73Turkey11.2
74Guyana11.1
75Antigua and Barbuda11
76Turkmenistan11
77Tanzania10.3
78Belize10.1
79Bahamas, The10
80Turks and Caicos Islands10
81Saint Pierre and Miquelon9.9
82Barbados9.8
83Portugal9.7
84France9.5
85Ukraine9.5
86Cote d'Ivoire9.4
87Uganda9.4
88Colombia9.3
89Morocco9.3
90Greenland9.1
91Suriname9.1
92Sierra Leone9.1
93Bermuda9
94Cape Verde9
95Latvia9
96India8.8
97Finland8.7
98British Virgin Islands8.7
99Equatorial Guinea8.6
100Eritrea8.6

Definition: This entry contains the percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2018

See also: Unemployment rate map

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